Lake Capote Season Dates and Information

Jeremy Wade Shockley | SU Drum

2021 Lake Capote season dates, weekly schedule, and operating parameters

2021 Lake Capote Season

  • Opening Day: Thursday, March 4, 2021
  • Closing Day: Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021

Lake Operating Hours

  • Days Open: Thursday – Sunday ( + Holiday Mondays)
  • Baitshop Hours:  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

NOTE: Per the Stay Home Order, which remains in effect, the Lake will be operating under the same general COVID related restrictions that were in place during 2020. 

  • Closed to general public. Only enrolled Southern ute tribal members and accompanying, immediate family allowed for camping, fishing, and day-use.
  • Limited 4-day week – gate is closed Mon., Tue., Wed. (except holiday Mondays). 
  • Social distancing and face masks required.
  • No boating allowed. Fishing from shoreline and docks only. 
  • Some services/facilities may be limited for safety reasons.

Contact the Lake Capote Manager 970-883-2273 or Wildlife Office 970-563-0130 for more information, or go to the Lake Capote website at

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